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ceramics graduate programs in uk and wales

updated tue 30 oct 01


Janet Kaiser on mon 29 oct 01

Or Wales!

Cardiff has a really good programme... Some names
associated with it are Billy Adams, Walter Keeler, Mick
Casson, Jan Beeny, Bronwyn Williams-Ellis... to name
but a few. South Wales Potters Association have many
graduates amongst their members... Who also include
Janet and Frank Hamer (authors of the Dictionary of
Materials & Techniques).

Post graduate courses available: MA Ceramics, M.Phil
and Ph.D.Ceramics

University of Wales Institute Cardiff
Howard Gardens
Cardiff CF24 0SP

Tel: (029) 2041 6616
Fax: (029) 2041 6944
E-mail: or

There is also:

University of Wales College, Newport


North Wales School of Art and Design, Wrexham

Details for contacting Wolverhampton, as Karen

University of Wolverhampton
School of Art and Design
Molineaux Street
Wolverhampton WV1 1SB

Tel: (01902) 321960
Fax: (01902) 321944

They offer BA or MA (Hons) Ceramics and "field trips
are available through out the year as well as
opportunities to spend some time studying in Europe or
North America".

Other colleges & universities in the UK offering
courses (**post-graduate) include:

Bath Spa University College
**Belfast, University of Ulster
Birmingham Institute of Art and Design
Bradford College
Brighton, University of of
Bristol Faculty of Art, Media and Design
**Canterbury Christ Church College
Cumbria College of Art & Design
Derby, University of
Eastbourne College of Arts and Technology e-mail
Exeter School of Art & Design e-mail
Falmouth College of Arts
Programme leader: Simon Thompson
Farnham: Surrey Inst. Art & Design email:
Gloucester: Royal Forest of Dean College (but I have heard that things are
going pear-shaped there so get some more info from
Harrogate College
Herefordshire College of Art & Design
Leicester: De Monfort University Faculty of Art &
Design email

Camberwell College of Arts
Central St. Martins
The City Lit
**Middlesex University, Faculty of Art, Design &
Performing Arts e-mail: or
**Royal College of Art
**West Herts College tel: (01923) 221309
**University of Westminster

**Manchester Metropolitan University
**Rochester: Kent Inst. of Art & Design
**Staffordshire University, School of Design & Ceramics
in Stoke-on-Trent e-mail:

Grays School of Art in Aberdeen (sorry, no contact
University of Dundee
Edinburgh College of Art, Herriott Watt University

The advantage is that you are in an English-speaking
country... But of course, you want SUNNY Europe... For
truely continental experience and a great programme,
try Hungary! There is a link via

Janet Kaiser
The Chapel of Art . Capel Celfyddyd
Criccieth LL52 0EA, GB-Wales Tel: (01766) 523570

----- Original Message -----
From: karen gringhuis
> Julie - this idea is not in your listed countries,
> if all else fails, you might consider England.
> Contact
> Pam Salter at Univ of Wolverhampton.